Inside this bullet-riddled, semi-decrepit, since-1949 building is arguably the best ice cream in Beirut. The family-run shop makes “booza araibeh,” sticky, taffy-like ice cream made with mastic gum and salep. Ingredients are pounded with a giant wooden paddle until scoopable. There are only eight flavors, all of which sell out every day. The menu covers universal loves, like chocolate and strawberry and pistachio, as well as local flavors like rosewater and apricot with pine nuts.

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